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April 10, 2012 This June's Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil Is an Olympic Challenge the U.S. Can't IgnoreSource: Natural Resource Defense Council Blog
Today, Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff will meet with President Obama in the White House. They will undoubtedly discuss the upcoming big international athletic matches to be held in Rio de Janeiro: the 2014 World Cup and the...
April 10, 2012 Earth Day Hennepin Canal Clean-Up Day, April 22Source: Quad-City Online
The Friends of the Hennepin Canal, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and the Rock River Development Authority (RRDA) annual spring clean-up, The Friends host their first time clean-up event...
April 10, 2012 Celebrating trees for Arbor DaySource: Mother Nature Network
It's April — Earth Day month, Arbor Day month and time to start thinking about trees. Earth Day is April 22 and National Arbor Day is the last Friday in April (which falls on April 27 this year). Both are the perfect occasions to...
April 9, 2012 Greening The DesertSource: Market Oracle.co.uk
In the real world, the non-polar deserts are growing at a rapid rate, totally overwhelming the small but valiant attempts at pushing them back.
April 9, 2012 Earth Day promotes protecting environmentSource: Lancaster Eagle Gazette
The first Earth Day celebration was April 22, 1970, with 20 million people participating nationwide. Earth Day spreads awareness about the state of our natural environment, what is causing its degradation and what people need to...
Source: Newscastle News.com
The third annual Newcastle Earth Day will play host to some highly anticipated and somewhat unusual guests this year — and they’re not even human. With the help of Rent-a-Ruminant LLC, 15 goats will make their way from Vashon...
April 6, 2012 Huge Rooftop Farm Is Set for BrooklynSource: NY Times
Brooklyn is fast becoming the borough of farms. On Thursday, Bright Farms, a private company that develops greenhouses, announced plans to create a sprawling greenhouse on a roof in Sunset Park that is expected to yield a million...
April 5, 2012 Watchdog finds solar energy loan was 'rushed'Source: US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal financial experts weren't consulted on a half-billion federal loan to a failed solar company until the last minute, and only then had "about a day" to complete their review, an internal watchdog...
April 4, 2012 London clean energy talks to draw 22 countriesSource: Reuters
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, now seeking to coordinate a release of oil from emergency reserves to subdue prices, will co-chair a meeting of energy ministers from 22 big economies in London later this month on developing...
New York City (9315MF) (9315MF)’s next generation of yellow cabs will be minivans featuring sliding doors, antibacterial seats, airbags in the back and outlets to charge mobile phones.
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